Ten years ago I was working in the National Department of Health (NDOH) HIV and AIDS program, when then-President Mbeki met with President Clinton and asked for the assistance of the Clinton Foundation in combatting the country's HIV and AIDS crisis.
Rwanda’s healthcare system has revolutionized itself more than once. When the Clinton Health Access Initiative was first invited to Rwanda in 2002, it witnessed and supported the implementation of a high-quality, cost-effective HIV/AIDS treatment program.
Today while in Zambia, President Clinton and Chelsea met Benny Siinyisa, a Community Health Assistant, who is one of two people providing care for a rural community of 6,000 people.
Today in Zambia, President Clinton and Chelsea Clinton visited the Manyemunyemu Clinic, a Community Health Assistant (CHA) post in rural Zambia that serves more than 3,000 people. Funded by the UK Department for International Development and trained by Clinton Health Access Initiative personnel,
Yesterday in Malawi, President Clinton, Chelsea Clinton, and Malawian President Joyce Banda toured a Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) facility in Kamuzu Central Hospital in Lilongwe, the capital of Malawi.